President Danilo Medina inaugurated the Centro Cristiano de Educación Especial para Sordos in Sabana Perdida, in northern Santo Domingo province.

The center, which is consists of 19 specially-equipped classrooms, has capacity to serve 595 students who are hearing impaired. The Office of Supervisory Engineers of the State (OISOE), a Presidency division, spent RD$54 million to build the school.